Undergraduate Research News

2017 Music Department Award Winners

Friday, May 26, 2017
Department of Music Awards The Ann-Marie Parsons Memorial Prize:  Justin Bryant This award was established in 1991 in memory of Ann-Marie Parsons (Trinity '92) and recognizes excellence in the field of jazz studies. The William Klenz Prize in Music Composition:  ... Read More »

2017 Music Department Graduates

Friday, May 26, 2017
Music Graduation 2017 Undergraduate Degrees Conferred   First Major Jonathan Aisenberg, Highest Distinction: Composition, Filamentary, for Orchestra & Original Chamber Works Emily Levinstone Ying Ni Nicole Wong Second Major Xiating Chen Jake Grusd, ... Read More »

Pianist David Geng (Class of '19) will perform at Carnegie Hall in May

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
David Geng is a rising Junior pursuing a Mathematics major, Computer Science minor, and on the Pre-Medical Track.  He is originally from Princeton, NJ and has been playing piano for 13 years. At Duke, he studies piano with Professor Randall Love. Most recently, David has been accepted... Read More »

Clara Yang (T '11) receives Fulbright Graduate Degree Grant

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Clara graduated from Duke in 2011 with a double major in Music (concentration in flute performance) and Biology. After college, she taught seventh grade science through Teach For America in Red Hook, Brooklyn, and was also a teaching artist with the Youth Orchestra of St. Luke’s and the New... Read More »

2016 Music Department Graduates

Friday, May 13, 2016
Music Graduation 2016 Undergraduate Degrees Conferred   First Major Judner (Jay) Attys ​Michael Devito, High Distinction: Paper, “Modern Jazz: a Study in Composition and Performance” Adriana Dickerson Sophia Santore, Distinction: Composition, It Happened, and... Read More »

2016 Music Department Award Winners

Friday, May 13, 2016
Department of Music Awards The Ann-Marie Parsons Memorial Prize:  Anderson Michael Speed This award was established in 1991 in memory of Ann-Marie Parsons (Trinity '92) and recognizes excellence in the field of jazz studies. The William Klenz Prize in Music Composition:... Read More »

2016 Benenson Awards in the Arts

Thursday, January 21, 2016
In the past, the Benenson Awards have supported projects such as:  the incorporation of technology and art with dance choreography; an interpretation of the Target icon into a multicolor landscape of circular shapes; a 10-15 minute film about the nation's interstate highway system completed... Read More »